has a number of picnic spots in the midst of picturesque scenery. The
Elagiri hills, Javadu hills and the hills and views of
Ooty are popular
spots often visited by tourists. Courtallam
is a famous for its waterfalls. Vaigai dam is a good picnic spot located
70kms from Madurai. Located at a
distance of 19 kms from Pudukkottai, Thirumayam is famous for the Fort and
the Shiva and Vishnu temples. Gandhi Mandapam and Swami Vivekananda rock
memorial are the two famous memorials located in Kanyakumari.
Some of the famous picnic spots located in Chennai are the Adyar Banyan tree, Theosophical society, Cholamandal artists village, Victory war memorial, MGR film city, Birla Planetarium and the various amusement parks located along the East Coast Road. The Black Thunder Amusement Park and the Kallar horticulture farm are famous picnic spots in Coimbatore.